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Associate Director of UX in Rockville, MD at ettain group

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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Rockville, MD -

Job Title:  Associate Director of UX

Location:  Rockville, Md.

Industry:  Financial

Terms:  Contract to Hire

Associate Director of UX Job Summary:

Are you ready to enhance your career in the UX field for our large financial client? As the Associate Director of UX you will work independently with duties including building and driving best-in-class user experiences while providing strategic direction for all aspects of user experience design across divisions.

Associate Director of UX Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and execute UX-centric initiatives with Enterprise-level impact
  • Forge relationships across Division and Product lines to enhance the utilization and effectiveness of user-centered design principles
  • Influence a culture of UX design thinking from leadership to entry level contributors across the company
  • Champion data-informed, user-centered design where the goals of the user and the business are brought together to form sound UX solutions that support both the business and user needs
  • Apply a future-thinking passion for user experience design and visual design to guide product cohesion and evolution
  • Spearhead the development of design and language systems to create synergistic and consistent user experiences
  • Lead and mentor UI/UX designers and help develop career paths and foster career growth.
  •  Translate business strategy into effective design
  • Leads and directs group conversations, whether about UX or UX-adjacent topics.
  • Consistently considers the holistic user experience and product overlaps in their work and is an extremely strong practitioner across multiple deliverables.
  • Addresses potential connections and collisions between different products, features, and systems.
  •  Identifies design system gaps and inconsistencies and creates solutions that will align with the design team’s overall direction and socialize this with the team.
  • Assist with adherence to technology policies and comply with all security controls.

Associate Director of UX Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interactive Design, User Experience Design, Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, or related discipline
  • 10+ years of related experience or equivalent training and/or work, with a minimum of 5 years leading design strategy and growing teams.
  • Established experience with iterative design and creative processes for both application / product and website design.
  • Strong user experience knowledge: proficient ability to think critically and solve business problems in new and creative ways.
  • Solid experience creating industry leading visual design by utilizing design systems, style guides, UI kits, and screen comps for websites, mobile applications, and interactive products.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing effective UX design processes and facilitating it’s adoption throughout the organization
  • Known experience leveraging user research and analytics to inform design strategy and to measure impact and effectiveness of design solutions
  • Proven experience working successfully within multidisciplinary teams or collaborative environments on
  • Proven effectiveness pitching work and selling creative visions.
  • Experience with mobile design and 508 compliance is a plus.

Associate Director of UX Key Words

UX Design, Enterprise, User Research, Interactive Design, Design Systems and UI Kits

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  No, sponsorship is not being considered
  • Corp-to-Corp? No, C2C candidates are not considered

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Hannah Lloyd at ettain group at 571-612-4588.

ettain group is a talent solutions company dedicated to matching people with the most relevant employment opportunities in IT, healthcare IT and the digital creative space. Top employers and highly skilled talent throughout the U.S. select ettain group for a better recruitment experience. Our culture empowers teams with the flexibility to deliver a superior candidate experience and client experience using market intelligence. We recruit resources, own projects and manage programs to offer a wide range of IT development and talent solutions to our clients and candidates. To learn more about ettain group visit To explore more job opportunities with ettain group, visit